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  1. Content type: Research article

    To meet the required hours of intensive intervention for treating children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), we developed an automated serious gaming platform (11 games) to deliver intervention at home (GOL...

    Authors: Anne-Lise Jouen, Antonio Narzisi, Jean Xavier, Elodie Tilmont, Nicolas Bodeau, Valentina Bono, Nabila Ketem-Premel, Salvatore Anzalone, Koushik Maharatna, Mohamed Chetouani, Filippo Muratori and David Cohen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:17

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  2. Content type: Research article

    There are indications that teachers have limited knowledge about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), despite its high prevalence in childhood and its long-term effects on students such as academic...

    Authors: Dupe Lasisi, Cornelius Ani, Victor Lasebikan, Lateef Sheikh and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:15

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The presence of psychiatric morbidity in the child and adolescent age group is demonstrable in various studies conducted in various settings in Kenya. This study set out to determine the psychiatric morbidity ...

    Authors: Judy Wanjiru Kamau, Olayinka O. Omigbodun, Tolulope Bella-Awusah and Babatunde Adedokun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:14

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Mental health problems (MHPs) in preschoolers are precursors of mental disorders which have shown to be associated with suffering, functional impairment, exposure to stigma and discrimination, as well as enhan...

    Authors: Olga Wlodarczyk, Silke Pawils, Franka Metzner, Levente Kriston, Fionna Klasen and Ulrike Ravens-Sieberer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:12

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  5. Content type: Research article

    We examined the relationships between mothers’ sense of coherence (SOC) and their child’s social skills development among preschool children, and how this relationship is mediated by mother’s childrearing style.

    Authors: Rikuya Hosokawa, Toshiki Katsura and Miho Shizawa

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:11

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Difficult conditions during childhood can limit an individual’s development in many ways. Factors such as being raised in an at-risk family, child temperamental traits or maternal traits can potentially influe...

    Authors: Anna Sidor, Cristina Fischer and Manfred Cierpka

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:10

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Sex as self-injury has become a concept in Swedish society; however it is a largely unexplored area of research, not yet conceptualized and far from accepted in the research field. The use of sex as a way of a...

    Authors: Cecilia Fredlund, Carl Göran Svedin, Gisela Priebe, Linda Jonsson and Marie Wadsby

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:9

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Attention is currently being drawn to child psychiatric care, most especially in the developed countries. This type of care is still rudimentary in the developing countries. Botswana is one of the African coun...

    Authors: Anthony A. Olashore, Bechedza Frank-Hatitchki and Olorunfemi Ogunwobi

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:8

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Depressive symptoms in the young constitute a public health issue. The current study aims to estimate: (a) the frequency of depressive symptoms in a sample of final grade elementary-school children in Cyprus, ...

    Authors: Sokratous Sokratis, Ζilides Christos, Panagi Despo and Karanikola Maria

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:7

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  10. Content type: Research article

    High rates of psychiatric disorders and comorbidities have been reported in juvenile detainees, and both phenomena are thought to contribute to repeat offending. However, research on this topic has been limite...

    Authors: Johanna Inhyang Kim, Bongseog Kim, Bung-Nyun Kim, Soon-Beom Hong, Dong Woo Lee, Ju-Young Chung, Ji Young Choi, Bum-Sung Choi, Young-Rim Oh and Miwon Youn

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:6

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  11. Content type: Review

    During the past 50 years, health insurance providers and national registers of mental health regularly report significant increases in the number of mental disorder diagnoses in children and adolescents. Howev...

    Authors: Eva Charlotte Merten, Jan Christopher Cwik, Jürgen Margraf and Silvia Schneider

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:5

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Temperament and character traits of adolescents with nonsuicidal self-injury disorder (NSSI) might differentiate those- with and without comorbid borderline personality disorder (BPD).

    Authors: Taru Tschan, Claudia Peter-Ruf, Marc Schmid and Tina In-Albon

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:4

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  13. Content type: Research article

    The use of restraints in adolescent psychiatric settings requires particular professional, ethical, and legal considerations. The purpose of this study was to investigate whether the number of restraint episod...

    Authors: Astrid Furre, Ragnhild Sørum Falk, Leiv Sandvik, Svein Friis, Maria Knutzen and Ketil Hanssen-Bauer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:3

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  14. Content type: Research article

    This study examined the pathways by which destructive and constructive marital conflict leading to social skills development in preschool children, are mediated through negative and positive parenting practices.

    Authors: Rikuya Hosokawa and Toshiki Katsura

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:2

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Aggression comprises a heterogeneous set of behavioral patterns that aim to harm and hurt others. Empathy represents a potential mechanism that inhibits aggressive conduct and enhances prosocial behavior. Neve...

    Authors: Felix Euler, Célia Steinlin and Christina Stadler

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2017 11:1

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  16. Content type: Research article

    The transition from high school to post-secondary education and work is difficult for adolescents on the autism spectrum. Transition planning can be an effective way of supporting adolescents on the autism spe...

    Authors: Megan Hatfield, Marita Falkmer, Torbjorn Falkmer and Marina Ciccarelli

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:48

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  17. Content type: Research article

    At present, there are no well-validated biomarkers for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The present study used an infrared motion tracking system to monitor and record the movement intensity of...

    Authors: Fenghua Li, Yi Zheng, Stephanie D. Smith, Frederick Shic, Christina C. Moore, Xixi Zheng, Yanjie Qi, Zhengkui Liu and James F. Leckman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:47

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  18. Content type: Research Article

    Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is a frequent and clinically relevant phenomenon in adolescence. Within Europe, Germany has one of the highest prevalence rates in youth with lifetime prevalence ranging between ...

    Authors: Paul L. Plener, Romuald Brunner, Jörg M. Fegert, Rebecca C. Groschwitz, Tina In-Albon, Michael Kaess, Nestor D. Kapusta, Franz Resch and Katja Becker

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:46

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Policies, designed to promote resilience, and research, to understand the determinants and correlates of resilience, require reliable and valid measures to ensure data quality. The student resilience survey (S...

    Authors: Suzet Tanya Lereya, Neil Humphrey, Praveetha Patalay, Miranda Wolpert, Jan R. Böhnke, Amy Macdougall and Jessica Deighton

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:44

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  20. Content type: Research article

    Young offenders are known to be a population with high prevalence of mental health disorders. In most cases, these disorders are neither identified nor treated properly, with the majority of them being chronic...

    Authors: Daniel Rijo, Nélio Brazão, Ricardo Barroso, Diana Ribeiro da Silva, Paula Vagos, Ana Vieira, Ana Lavado and Ana Margarida Macedo

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:40

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  21. Content type: Research Article

    Attenuated activity of stress-regulating systems has consistently been reported in boys with conduct problems. Results in studies of girls are inconsistent, which may result from the high prevalence of comorbi...

    Authors: Kimberly A. Babel, Tijs Jambroes, Sanne Oostermeijer, Peter M. van de Ven, Arne Popma, Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren, Theo A. H. Doreleijers and Lucres M. C. Jansen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:42

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  22. Content type: Research article

    Psychopathy is a specific syndrome that predicts future violent and aggressive behavior in adults. Studies in youth and adults have demonstrated a strong association between early traumatic incidents and later...

    Authors: Kathrin Sevecke, Sebastian Franke, David Kosson and Maya Krischer

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:43

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  23. Content type: Research article

    More research is needed to improve our understanding of the manifestation of psychopathic traits in violently offending girls. Our aim here was to assess psychopathic traits and psychopathy-related background ...

    Authors: Nina Lindberg, Svetlana Oshukova, Jouko Miettunen and Riittakerttu Kaltiala-Heino

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:38

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  24. Content type: Research article

    To examine the relationship between a history of childhood abuse and mental health problems in juveniles who sexually offended (JSOs) over and above general offending behavior.

    Authors: Cyril Boonmann, Thomas Grisso, Laura S. Guy, Olivier F. Colins, Eva A. Mulder, P. Vahl, Lucres M. C. Jansen, Theo A. H. Doreleijers and Robert R. J. M. Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:45

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  25. Content type: Research article

    Depression in adolescents constitutes a global public health concern. However, data on its prevalence and associated factors are limited in low income countries like Uganda.

    Authors: Joyce Nalugya-Sserunjogi, Godfrey Zari Rukundo, Emilio Ovuga, Steven M. Kiwuwa, Seggane Musisi and Etheldreda Nakimuli-Mpungu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:39

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  26. Content type: Research article

    It has been well established that child physical abuse is a risk factor for cognitive deficits and behavioral problems. However, the possible link between cognitive deficits and behavioral problems placing chi...

    Authors: Naixue Cui and Jianghong Liu

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:36

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  27. Content type: Research article

    Few studies have examined the associations between sleep, mood and behaviour in young children in the early stages of developing psychopathology. The purpose here was to examine the association of emotional pr...

    Authors: K. Maasalo, T. Fontell, J. Wessman and E. T. Aronen

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:37

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  28. Content type: Research article

    Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and psychiatric disorders are common in juvenile detainees. Emotional dysregulation resulting from cumulated ACEs may be characterized by symptoms of irritability. The pres...

    Authors: Hannes Bielas, Steffen Barra, Christine Skrivanek, Marcel Aebi, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen, Cornelia Bessler and Belinda Plattner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:34

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  29. Content type: Case report

    This is a case with multiple chromosomal aberrations which are likely etiological for the observed psychiatric phenotype consisting of attention deficit hyperactivity and conduct disorders.

    Authors: Gerasimos Kolaitis, Christian G. Bouwkamp, Alexia Papakonstantinou, Ioanna Otheiti, Maria Belivanaki, Styliani Haritaki, Terpsihori Korpa, Zinovia Albani, Elena Terzioglou, Polyxeni Apostola, Aggeliki Skamnaki, Athena Xaidara, Konstantina Kosma, Sophia Kitsiou-Tzeli and Maria Tzetis

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:33

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  30. Content type: Research article

    Population level data regarding the general mental health status, and the socio-demographic factors associated with the mental health status of adolescents in Australia aged 12–16 years is limited. This study ...

    Authors: Julia Dray, Jenny Bowman, Megan Freund, Elizabeth Campbell, Rebecca K. Hodder, Christophe Lecathelinais and John Wiggers

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:32

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  31. Content type: Research article

    Children with recognized, diagnosable mental and neurological disorders are in addition prone to emotional and behavioral problems which transcend their specific diagnostic labels. In accessing care, these chi...

    Authors: Adeniran O. Okewole, Abiodun O. Adewuya, Ademola J. Ajuwon, Tolulope T. Bella-Awusah and Olayinka O. Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:30

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  32. Content type: Research article

    Aggressive patterns of behavior often start early in childhood, and tend to remain stable into adulthood. The negative consequences include poor academic performance, disciplinary problems and encounters with ...

    Authors: Jibril Abdulmalik, Cornelius Ani, Ademola J. Ajuwon and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:31

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  33. Content type: Research article

    Studies have demonstrated that social skill interventions and classroom supports are effective for pupils with intellectual disability. Such interventions have been demonstrated to reduce the risk of developin...

    Authors: Yetunde C. Adeniyi and Olayinka O. Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:29

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  34. Content type: Research article

    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is a disabling and lifelong neuro-developmental disorder. Challenging behaviours such as aggression and self injury are common maladaptive behaviours in ASD which adversely affe...

    Authors: Mashudat Bello-Mojeed, Cornelius Ani, Ike Lagunju and Olayinka Omigbodun

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:28

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  35. Content type: Research article

    In 2008, 5 years after the Liberian civil war ended, there were an estimated 340,000 orphans in Liberia, 18 % of the total child population of the country. Given that children make up half the population and t...

    Authors: Elizabeth J. Levey, Claire E. Oppenheim, Brittany C. L. Lange, Naomi S. Plasky, Benjamin L. Harris, G. Gondah Lekpeh, Isaac Kekulah, David C. Henderson and Christina P. C. Borba

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:26

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  36. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, a number of government-sponsored initiatives have been implemented in Germany that are focused on early preventive intervention in child protection. In response to the need for interdisciplina...

    Authors: Kristina Bressem, Ute Ziegenhain, Claudia Doelitzsch, Alexandra Hofer, Tanja Besier, Joerg M. Fegert and Anne K. Kuenster

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:25

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  37. Content type: Research article

    The present study examined pain perception in children and adolescents with ADHD and the interaction between pain perception and the administration of methylphenidate (MPH) in order to generate hypotheses for ...

    Authors: Nicole Wolff, Katya Rubia, Hildtraud Knopf, Heike Hölling, Julia Martini, Stefan Ehrlich and Veit Roessner

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:24

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  38. Content type: Research Article

    In a semi-residential setting where children switch daily between treatment and home, establishment of a strong parent-team alliance can be a challenge. The development of alliance with parents and the symptom...

    Authors: Audri Lamers, Chijs van Nieuwenhuizen, Jos Twisk, Erica de Koning and Robert Vermeiren

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:22

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  39. Content type: Research Article

    The Symptom Checklist-90 (SCL-90) is a questionnaire that is widely used to measure subjective psychopathology. In this study we investigated the psychometric properties of the SCL-90 among adolescent inpatien...

    Authors: Minna Rytilä-Manninen, Sari Fröjd, Henna Haravuori, Nina Lindberg, Mauri Marttunen, Kirsi Kettunen and Sebastian Therman

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:23

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  40. Content type: Research article

    Regulatory problems such as excessive crying, sleeping–and feeding difficulties in infancy are some of the earliest precursors of later mental health difficulties emerging throughout the lifespan. In the prese...

    Authors: Lukka Popp, Sabrina Fuths, Sabine Seehagen, Margarete Bolten, Mirja Gross-Hemmi, Dieter Wolke and Silvia Schneider

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:21

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  41. Content type: Research article

    When faced with the discovery of their child’s self-harm, mothers and fathers may re-evaluate their parenting strategies. This can include changes to the amount of support they provide their child and changes ...

    Authors: Anne E. Ferrey, Nicholas D. Hughes, Sue Simkin, Louise Locock, Anne Stewart, Navneet Kapur, David Gunnell and Keith Hawton

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:20

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  42. Content type: Research article

    Studies show that adolescents living in residential youth care (RYC) institutions experience more mental health problems than others. This paper studies how well teachers and primary contacts in RYC institutio...

    Authors: Anne Mari Undheim, Stian Lydersen and Nanna Sønnichsen Kayed

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:19

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  43. Content type: Research article

    There are few interventions that directly address self-harming behaviour among adolescents. At the request of clinicians in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in England and working with them,...

    Authors: Christabel Owens and Nigel Charles

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:14

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  44. Content type: Research article

    Juvenile delinquency has become a significant global problem. Conduct disorder (CD), among other psychiatric disorders, has assumed prominence in its association with juvenile offending as well as criminality ...

    Authors: Anthony Ademola Olashore, Adegboyega Ogunwale and Timothy Olaolu Adebowale

    Citation: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2016 10:13

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